Nathan Burton, 27, died after being stabbed in Birmingham on April 7 (Picture: SWNS/BPM)
The heartbroken family of a young dad stabbed to death has released a touching photo of him and his baby daughter who ‘he loved so much’.
Nathan Burton, 27, died in hospital after he was found wounded in a property on Woodhurst Lane in the Moseley area of Birmingham on April 7.
His loved ones said today his ‘legacy would live on’ through his 10-month-old child after his life was ‘cut so needlessly short’.
A heartfelt tribute read: ‘We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our much loved son, brother and father Nathan, he is going to be greatly missed, but will never be forgotten and his legacy will live on through his ten-month-old daughter who he loved so very much.
‘We are thankful for the joy and laughter he brought to us all and for the precious time that we had, even though it has been cut so needlessly short.’
Chad Henderson, 43, from Birmingham, has been charged with murder. He was remanded in custody and appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court this morning.
The new dad, pictured with his daughter who ‘he loved so much’ (Picture: West Midlands Police / SWNS.COM)
A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: ‘Officers were called to an address on Woodhurst Road in Moseley, at around 11pm on Wednesday night (7 April) where a 27-year-old man was found with stab wounds.
‘The victim – who has today (Sat) been named as Nathan Burton – was taken to hospital but sadly died the following morning.
‘A post mortem examination carried out yesterday revealed he died of a single stab wound to the chest.
‘A 43-year-old man who was originally arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, has now been charged with murder.’
Officers added that their ‘thoughts are with Nathan’s family who are being supported by specialist officers’.
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